The reasonably autonomous drone, "Marty," that patrols the aisles at Stop & Shop, and other stores owned by parent company Ahold Delhaize. The anthropomorphized robot's job is, ostensibly, to monitor for spills and safety hazards, as well as to identify items running low in stock; photo by Jason Velázquez.

Op-Ed: Who will roam the Stop & Shop aisles?

As union workers celebrate the win over Stop & Shop, owned by Dutch multinational Ahold Delhaize, the face of organized ...
Read More

OPINION: Building Bridges

by Sheila Velázquez About a week after 9/11, I flew from Montana to Boston, a trip that required, as all ...
Read More

What Would Rockwell Paint?

OPINION by Sheila Velazquez On January 6, 1941, in a message to Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "In the ...
Read More

Opinion: Who is The Other?

by Sheila Velazquez If you are to believe what you see in the mainstream media, most of the residents of ...
Read More

Opinion: How Did Opioid Abuse Overtake The Berkshires? And What Is Next?

Impact of Opioid abuse went unnoticed for years in the Berkshires by Ralph Brill Associates I am not a Doctor, ...
Read More

Opinion—Smart Fabrics II, Our Second Chance, by Ralph Brill

Letter to the Editor: On 19 February 1861, President Abraham Lincoln visited the Albany Iron Works in Troy, NY in ...
Read More